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Address: Piazza delle Murate , Florence - Historical Center

Date: Wednesday 14 October 2020



Still in October , at the Caffè Letterario Le Murate (Piazza delle Murate 1, Florence; free admission) you can enjoy, in addition to the usual bar and restaurant service, a regular program of late-afternoon and evening outdoor events (with movement to the gallery in case bad weather): book presentations, concerts, dance performances. All with free admission, in compliance with the anti-covid legislation: once the maximum capacity allowed is reached, it will not be possible to enter until someone has definitively left (limited admissions); for this reason it is advisable to book on 055 234 6872 . You cannot enter without a mask.

Tuesday 13 October 6 pm Presentation of the July-September issue of the magazine " Nuova Antologia " (published by Polistampa). Introduced by Antonio Pagliai and Cosimo Ceccuti. Interventions by Paolo Bagnoli, «The long history of Bruno and Renato Pierleoni», and Francesco Gurrieri, «The dome of Santa Maria del Fiore six centuries from the beginning of construction». Remember the mask and respect for distances.

Wednesday 14 October at 6 pm Carlo Pizzati presents «The tiger and the drone. The Indian continent between divinities and robots, revolutions and climatic crises "(Marsilio, pp. 448, euro 20); introduces Roberto Marcori. With its one billion and three hundred million inhabitants, India is the stone guest at the table of the world powers. Yet the imaginary around the Asian subcontinent seems to have remained in Gandhi's time: a land of Brahmins, peaceful in its poverty, divided into a millenary and inseparable casale system, a favorite destination for seeking oneself and one's spiritual roots, and at the same time eternal source of cheap labor. Carlo Pizzati, who has lived in Asia for over ten years, instead describes a different reality, split between unstoppable social and technological progress, an unprecedented climate crisis and the re-emergence of apparently outdated religious tensions. Pizzati, journalist and writer, has lived in Asia for more than ten years. He writes for the Republic and La Stampa. He has long been sent from New York, Mexico, Northern Ireland, Buenos Aires, Madrid and Chennai. Already author of "Report" with Milena Gabanelli on Rai 3, he hosted "Omnibus" on La7. Author of novels, essays and reportages published in various languages, Tecnosciamani was recently published in Italy. Between spirituality and technology: a journey to the edge of the world to treat chronic back pain (2015).

Thursday 15 October at 6 pm The poet Giusy Frisina presents the novel "It is not a case" by Jacopo Chiostri (Young Holden Editions); Gianna Consigli, communication expert, intervenes; readings by Amerigo Marchesini, actor. The author will be present. The volume tells of a young Roma woman who disappears after an attempted theft in the home of a well-known Florentine surgeon in possession of a painting that could be the motive for a murder that took place in the same days in Florence. Prospero Gennaro, head of the Florentine Mobile, investigates the story by dealing with strange coincidences and with a powerful criminal organization. The journalist Jacopo Chiostri, from Milan transplanted to Florence, the family's hometown, worked for La Nazione, Avvenire and Il Sole 24 Ore. He has published five crime books: “Cemento… armed”, “The Secret of the Third Violin”, “The Last Moon over Florence”, “Pera Cunca” and the series of death, Hash MD5. Chiostri is president of the Amici delle Giubbe Rosse Association with hundreds of presentations of painting exhibitions and literary works.

Thursday 15 October 9.30 pm Contra Banda! Latin Quartet. Francesco Birardi , the well-known medical-musician for over 20 years active with his traditional Cuban music group Perfidia , on a recent trip to Cuba had the honor of seeing some of his compositions arranged, interpreted and recorded by the famous Septeto Nacional , historical formation, well known and loved all over the island. Enthusiastic about these new songs, the Cuban musicians asked the Florentine composer for a collaboration that is still in progress.

Strengthened by this experience, Birardi and his group have decided to give life to a project of Latin and Cuban music of their own composition: unpublished pieces which, while fully fitting into the wake of the Cuban tradition, express new life and new sounds thanks also to of musicians such as Luca Imperatore , Marco Poggiolesi and Paolino Casu .

Friday 16 October 9.30 pm Tommi Agnello & The Giant Tubes. Tommi Agnello: guitar and vocals; Marco Cattarossi: bass; Enrico Cecconi: drums. Pop rock and unconventional blues.

Saturday 17 October 9.30 pm DJ set w / #Renton . Between the Eighties and the Indies; New Wave, pop-rock. electro, dance.


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